2013 Melbourne Storm season

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2013 Melbourne Storm season
NRL 3rd
Play-off result semi-final Loss
2013 record Wins: 16; Draws: 1; Losses: 7
Points scored For: 589; Against: 373
Team information
CEO Ron Gauci
Mark Evans
Coach Craig Bellamy
Captain
Stadium AAMI Park – 30,050
Top scorers
Tries Billy Slater (18)
Goals Cameron Smith (84)
Points Cameron Smith (176)
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The 2013 Melbourne Storm season was the 16th in the club's history. They competed in the 2013 NRL season. They were coached by Craig Bellamy and captained by Cameron Smith, and won the NRL's 2012 Telstra Premiership therefore started the season as reigning premiers. The Storm had an up and down season finding themselves on top of the ladder in the early stages of the season before suffering a mid season slump. They finished the regular season in 3rd place on the ladder, however, two consecutive losses in the finals ended their season.

Season summary[edit]

  • 11 February – Craig Bellamy signed a contract that will see him remain as coach of the Storm until the end of 2016.[1] The Storm also depart for England to compete in the World Club Challenge.
  • 22 February – The Storm won the 2013 World Club Challenge 18–14 against Leeds Rhinos to be crowned World Champions for 2013.
  • Round 1 – The Storm began the season with a win over St George Illawarra in hot conditions.
  • Round 2 – The Storm's win over North Queensland also marked their 10th consecutive win, with the streak beginning in Round 22 of the 2012 season and extending through the finals.
  • Round 3 – Ryan Hoffman played his 200th NRL Game.
  • Round 4 – The Melbourne Storm played its 400th game. The Storm also won its 12th consecutive game, thus equalling its all-time record achieved in the 2011 NRL season.
  • Round 5 – The Storm won their 13th consecutive game, breaking their all time club record.
  • Round 6 – The Storm defeated the South Sydney Rabbitohs to remain the only undefeated side in the NRL in 2013.
  • 19 April – Gareth Widdop announces he will leave the Storm for the St George Illawarra Dragons at the end of the season.[2]
  • 19–21 April – The Storm provide 9 players to the three representative games over this weekend.
  • Round 7 – The Storms winning streak continued to 15 games with a win over the New Zealand Warriors on ANZAC Day.
  • 1 May – The Storm re-sign Will Chambers to a contract that will see him remain with the club until 2017.[3]
  • Round 8 – Melbourne suffers its first loss of the season ending its club record winning streak at 15 games. The Storm are one of only seven teams in the history of the NSWRL/ARL/NRL to have achieved this.[4]
  • Round 10 – Melbourne Storm and Manly Sea Eagles Draw 10 all, the first draw of the NRL season.
  • Round 11 – Jordan Mclean made his debut as the 150th player for the Storm. Cameron Smith scored his 1400th point for the club.
  • Round 13 – Cameron Smith played his 250th NRL game and Justin O'Neill played his 50th.
  • Round 15 – Playing without Smith, Slater, Cronk and Hoffman the Storm lose 18–12 to Gold Coast. Ben Hampton scored 2 tries on debut and Gareth Widdop suffered a dislocated hip, ending his season.
  • Rounds 15–20 – The Storm encounter a poor run of form not helped by the State of Origin period where the gave up 4 first choice players to lose 4 out of five games.
  • Round 21 – The Storm returned to form with a massive 64-point win over the Canberra Raiders. The win equalled their all time greatest winning margin record set in 2001 against Wests Tigers. During the Game, Billy Slater also scored his 150th try.
  • Round 22 – Brett Finch plays his 50th Game for the Melbourne Storm in a 26–8 win over South Sydney.
  • Round 23 – Bryan Norrie plays his 150th NRL Game.
  • Round 24 – The Storm defeat the Parramatta Eels 64 – 4 in their biggest ever win over the Eels. Kevin Proctor also plays his 100th game.
  • Round 26 – The Storm win their final game of the regular season in Golden point extra time against Gold Coast Titans. Cameron Smith also kicks his 1500th point in the match.
  • Finals Series – The Storms season ended with two consecutive losses in the Finals series to South Sydney and then Newcastle.

Jersey[edit]

In 2013 the Storm jerseys were again made by Kooga. They created a new jersey for 2013 which featured more navy blue and a more prominent and deeper V that integrated the sponsor's (Crown Casino) logo into the design better, the lightning bolts are also now purple for the first time. Colours yellow and white were been removed and reduced respectively so that the jersey is essentially half navy blue and half purple. The away jersey is a white version of the home jersey.[5]

Special Jerseys[edit]

  • For Round 10, the Storm released a special jersey for the "Women of League" round, it was worn on 20 May against Manly Sea Eagles.[6] The jersey consisted of navy blue and pink horizontal hoops.
  • For Round 13 the Storm wore a jersey to promote the Superman movie Man of Steel.[7] The jerseys design is similar to that of the costume worn in the movie with the red S logo on the front.
  • For Round 14 the Storm wore their 2013 heritage jersey, which was a replica of their original 1998 jersey.[8]
  • For the Round 17 game against the Brisbane Broncos they wore their "Big Battle" jersey.[9]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics Source:[10] Table current as at the end of 2013 season.

Name App T G FG Pts Goal%
Blair, MauriceMaurice Blair 18 10 1 0 42 100.00% (1/1)
Bromwich, JesseJesse Bromwich 26 6 0 0 24
Bromwich, KennyKenny Bromwich 9 1 0 0 4
Chambers, WillWill Chambers 25 12 0 0 48
Cronk, CooperCooper Cronk 23 4 0 3 19 00.00% (0/1)
Duffie, MattMatt Duffie 4 3 0 0 12
Finch, BrettBrett Finch 13 0 0 0 0
Fonua, MaheMahe Fonua 13 9 0 0 36
Garbutt, MitchMitch Garbutt 3 0 0 0 0
Glasby, TimTim Glasby 2 1 0 0 4
Griffen, SladeSlade Griffen 10 0 0 0 0
Hampton, BenBen Hampton 2 2 0 0 8
Harris, TohuTohu Harris 25 2 0 0 8
Hinchcliffe, RyanRyan Hinchcliffe 23 3 0 0 12
Hoffman, RyanRyan Hoffman 24 4 0 0 16
McLean, JordanJordan McLean 14 1 0 0 4
Moors, JuniorJunior Moors 10 0 0 0 0
Norrie, BryanBryan Norrie 25 1 0 0 4
O'Neill, JustinJustin O'Neill 21 9 0 0 36
Proctor, KevinKevin Proctor 23 3 0 0 12
Ryles, JasonJason Ryles 24 0 0 0 0
Sau, JuniorJunior Sau 4 1 0 0 4
Setu, LagiLagi Setu 7 1 0 0 4
Slater, BillyBilly Slater 24 18 0 0 72
Smith, CameronCameron Smith 23 2 84 0 176 74.34% (84/113)
Vave, SiosaiaSiosaia Vave 9 1 0 0 4
Waqa, SisaSisa Waqa 22 12 0 0 48
Widdop, GarethGareth Widdop 16 3 3 0 18 100.00% (3/3)
28 Players used 109 88 3 615 74.58% (88/118)

Most Points in a Game: 20

  • Cameron Smith – 10 Goals vs Canberra Raiders (4 August)
  • Cameron Smith – 10 Goals vs Parramatta Eels (25 August)

Most tries in a Game: 3

  • Billy Slater vs Brisbane (29 March)
  • Mahe Fonua vs Canberra (4 August)
  • Sisa Waqa vs Canberra (4 August)
  • Billy Slater vs Parramatta (25 August)

Highest score in a game: 68 points

  • vs Canberra Raiders (4 August)

Greatest winning margin: 64 points

  • vs Canberra Raiders (4 August)

Awards[edit]

The NRL Dally M Awards were held on 1 October 2013. Cooper Cronk won the Dally M Medal (Player of the year) for 2013.[12] In addition the Storm claimed three other awards on the night namely:

  • Halfback of the Year – Cooper Cronk
  • Hooker of the Year – Cameron Smith
  • Captain of the Year – Cameron Smith

Fixtures[edit]

Pre Season[edit]

[13]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Score Tries Goals Attendance Report
2 February Trial 1 Wests Tigers colours.svg Brisbane Easts Gosch's Paddock, Richmond, Victoria Win 28–4 Auva'a 2, Harris, Duffie, Blair, Sa'u, Fonua 1500 approx [14]
8 February Trial 2 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Simonds Stadium, Geelong Loss 8–40 Duffie, Kennar 4,081 [15]
22 February 2013 World Club Challenge Rhinoscolours.svg Leeds Rhinos Headingley Stadium, Leeds, England Win 14–18 Slater, J Bromwich, Harris Smith 3/4 20,400 [16]

Regular season[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Score Tries Goals/Field Goals Attendance Report
10 March 1 St. George colours.svg St George-Illawarra Dragons AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 30–10 O'Neill (2), Slater, Widdop, Fonua Smith 5/5 16,251 [17]
16 March 2 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys 1300SMILES Stadium, Townsville Win 10–32 Chambers (2), Cronk (2), Hinchcliffe, Hoffman Smith 3/5, Widdop 1/1 19,288 [18]
21 March 3 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 22–18 Hinchcliffe, Duffie, Fonua, Setu Smith 3/4 11,982 [19]
29 March 4 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Win 26–32 Slater (3), Duffie (2), Sau Smith 4/6 40,071 [20]
8 April 5 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 26–12 Vave, Fonua, Cronk, Waqa Smith 4/4, Widdop 1/1 18,866 [21]
13 April 6 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs ANZ Stadium, Sydney Win 10–17 Proctor, Fonua, Widdop Smith 2/3, Cronk 1/1 (FG) 32,671 [22]
25 April 7 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 28–18 Chambers (2), Fonua, Slater, Waqa Smith 4/5 25,480 [23]
4 May 8 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders AAMI Park, Melbourne Loss 20–24 Bromwich, Slater, Fonua, O'Neill Smith 2/4 15,464 .[24]
12 May 9 Penrith colours.svg Penrith Panthers Centrebet Stadium, Penrith Loss 12–10 J Bromwich, Waqa Smith 1/2 7,803 [25]
20 May 10 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles AAMI Park, Melbourne Draw 10–10 Blair Smith 3/3 12,921 [26]
25 May 11 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters Allianz Stadium, Sydney Win 18–26 Blair, Chambers, O'Neill, Smith Smith 5/6 19,164 [27]
1 June 12 Bye
9 June 13 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla Sharks AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 38–6 Blair, Harris, Hoffman, O'Neill, Proctor, Slater, Widdop Smith 5/7 16,231 [28]
16 June 14 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 16–14 Blair, Slater, Waqa Smith 2/3 12,861 [29]
24 June 15 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans Skilled Park, Gold Coast Loss 18–12 Hampton (2) Blair 1/1, Widdop 1/1 13,044 [30]
29 June 16 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Leichhardt Oval, Balmain Loss 22–4 Blair Smith 0/1 5,288 [31]
5 July 17 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 32–0 Blair (2), Bromwich, Hinchcliffe, O'Neill, Waqa Smith 4/6 16,828 [32]
14 July 18 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs ANZ Stadium, Sydney Loss 39–0 16,406 [33]
20 July 19 Bye
28 July 20 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors Mt. Smart Stadium, Auckland Loss 30–22 O'Neill, Slater, Blair, Cronk Smith 3/4 20,152 [34]
4 August 21 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders Canberra Stadium, Canberra Win 4–68 Fonua (3), Waqa (3), Chambers (2), Slater (2), Harris, Proctor Smith 10/12, Smith 0/1 (FG) 10,826 [35]
9 August 22 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 26–8 Chambers, Bromwich, Waqa, O'Neill Smith 5/7 21,244 [36]
18 August 23 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Hunter Stadium, Newcastle Win 10–23 McLean, Smith, Slater, Norrie Smith 3/4, Cronk 1/1 (FG) 26,822 [37]
25 August 24 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 64–4 Slater (3), Chambers (2), Hoffman (2), Blair, J Bromwich, K Bromwich, Glasby Smith 10/11 13,728 [38]
31 August 25 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Brookvale Oval, Manly Loss 28–8 O'Neill, Waqa Smith 0/2 17,179 [39]
7 September 26 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans AAMI Park, Melbourne Win 23–22 Slater (2), Chambers, Waqa Smith 3/4, Cronk 1/5 (FG) 13,826 [40]

Finals[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Score Tries Goals Attendance Report
13 September Week 1 – Qualifying Final South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs ANZ Stadium, Sydney Loss 20–10 Slater,Chambers Smith 1/3 21,609 [41]
21 September Week 2 – semi-final Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights AAMI Park, Melbourne Loss 16–18 Blair, J Bromwich, Waqa Smith 2/3 19,649 [42]

Source NRL.com:[43]

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters 24 18 0 6 2 640 325 315 40
2 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs 24 18 0 6 2 588 384 204 40
3 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm 24 16 1 7 2 589 373 216 37
4 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly Warringah Sea Eagles 24 15 1 8 2 588 366 222 35
5 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 24 14 0 10 2 468 460 8 32
6 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 24 13 0 11 2 529 463 66 30
7 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights 24 12 1 11 2 528 422 106 29
8 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys 24 12 0 12 2 507 431 76 28
9 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans 24 11 0 13 2 500 518 -18 26
10 Panthers colours.svg Penrith Panthers 24 11 0 13 2 495 532 -37 26
11 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors 24 11 0 13 2 495 554 -59 26
12 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos 24 10 1 13 2 434 477 -43 25
13 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders 24 10 0 14 2 434 624 -190 24
14 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons 24 7 0 17 2 379 530 -151 18
15 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 24 7 0 17 2 386 687 -301 18
16 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels 24 5 0 19 2 326 740 -414 14


2013 squad[edit]

As of 16 July 2013.

No. Nat. Player Pos First match with Club Previous club
55 Australia Cameron Smith (c) HK 2002 Australia Melbourne Storm
60 Australia Billy Slater FB 2003 Australia Melbourne Storm
62 Australia Ryan Hoffman SR,LK 2003 Australia Melbourne Storm
73 Australia Cooper Cronk HB 2004 Australia Melbourne Storm
98 Australia Will Chambers CE 2007 Australia Queensland Reds
106 New Zealand Kevin Proctor SR 2008 Australia Melbourne Storm
110 Australia Ryan Hinchcliffe SR 2009 Australia Canberra Raiders
115 Australia Brett Finch FE,HB 2009 England Wigan Warriors
119 New Zealand Jesse Bromwich PR 2010 Australia Melbourne Storm
123 Australia Bryan Norrie PR 2010 Australia Cronulla Sharks
124 New Zealand Matt Duffie WG,CE 2010 Australia Melbourne Storm
125 England Gareth Widdop HB 2010 Australia Melbourne Storm
127 Vanuatu Justin O'Neill WG 2010 Australia Sydney Roosters
135 Australia Maurice Blair WG,CE 2011 Australia Penrith Panthers
136 Fiji Sisa Waqa CE,WG 2011 Australia Sydney Roosters
139 Australia Siosaia Vave PR 2012 Australia Cronulla Sharks
140 Australia Jason Ryles PR 2012 Australia Sydney Roosters
143 Tonga Mahe Fonua CE 2012 Australia Melbourne Storm
144 New Zealand Slade Griffen HK 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
145 New Zealand Tohu Harris SR 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
146 New Zealand Junior Moors PR,SR 2013 Australia Wests Tigers
147 Samoa Lagi Setu SR 2013 England Mormon Mission
148 Samoa Junior Sa'u FB,WG 2013 Australia Newcastle Knights
149 New Zealand Kenny Bromwich PR,LK 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
150 Australia Jordan McLean PR 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
151 Australia Mitch Garbutt PR,SR 2013 Australia Newcastle Knights
152 Australia Ben Hampton HB 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
153 Australia Tim Glasby PR 2013 Australia Melbourne Storm
Australia Kirisome Auva'a WG - Yet to debut
Australia Kurt Mann FE - Australia Newcastle Knights
Australia Matt McGahan HB,FE - Yet to debut
New Zealand Danny Solomona FB - Yet to debut
Samoa Young Tonumaipea WG,FB - Yet to debut

2013 Squad Signings

Name From
Junior Moors Wests Tigers
Junior Sa'u Newcastle Knights
Lagi Setu 2-year sabbatical
Brett Finch Wigan Warriors
Kurt Mann Newcastle knights

2013 Squad Departures

Name To
Richie Fa'aoso Manly Sea Eagles
Michael Greenfield Retired
Luke Kelly Parramatta Eels
Rory Kostjasyn North Queensland Cowboys
Jaiman Lowe Retired
Todd Lowrie New Zealand Warriors
Sika Manu Penrith Panthers
Shea Moylan Wynnum-Manly Seagulls
Dane Nielsen New Zealand Warriors

Representative honours[edit]

The following players have played a representative match in 2013. (C) = Captain

All Stars Match[44] City Vs Country Anzac Test Pacific Test State of Origin 1 State of Origin 2 State of Origin 3 World Cup (All Games)
[45][46][47][48][49][50]
Cameron Smith
NRL All Stars
Australia (C)
Queensland (C)
Queensland (C)
Queensland (C)
Australia (C)
Justin O'Neill
NRL All Stars
Billy Slater
Australia
Queensland
Queensland
Queensland
Australia
Cooper Cronk
Australia
Queensland
Queensland
Queensland
Australia
Kevin Proctor
New Zealand
Jesse Bromwich
New Zealand
New Zealand
Tohu Harris
New Zealand
Ryan Hoffman
City (C)
New South Wales
New South Wales
New South Wales
Mahe Fonua
Tonga
Tonga
Junior Sau
Samoa
Samoa
Gareth Widdop
England
Sisa Waqa
Fiji
Siosaia Vave
Tonga
Junior Moors
Samoa

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